It’s the gift that just keeps giving every week, or month, or season.
One-time gifts are so last year. Subscription boxes—or a service that periodically sends packages to one’s address—are the best presents of a new generation. Not only will the personalized boxed gifts show your loved ones that you’re thinking about them, but they’re sure to last well beyond a holiday or any milestone celebration. Scroll down to find the perfect subscription box, from fashion and beauty to food and fitness, for your family and friends, and beyond.
Glossybox Beauty Box Subscription
Glossybox ships five high-quality products per month straight to your recipient’s door, making it one of the best options for all the makeup mavens in your life to test new items.
Cost: Starts at $21 per month
Artisan Candle Subscription Box
The Vella Box service offers artisanal candles for loved ones who are searching tirelessly for that distinctive scent.
Cost: Starting from $10 per month
Activewear Subscription Box
Your friend who spends more time at the gym than literally anywhere else will thank you for this one.
Cost: Starting at $40 per month
Best of Goldbelly Subscription Box
This unique subscription service offers some of the country’s most sought-after, handcrafted foods sent straight to someone lucky’s door every month. Dishes vary from sweet to savory.
Cost: Starts at $79 per month
Enjoy Flowers is a premium flower subscription service that delivers flowers once a month from farm to front door. It’s a family-owned and female-led start-up that puts quality first, with five decades of experience from one of Colombia’s largest flower farms. EF sources from the top growers to offer features such as quality guarantees and free shipping.
Cost: Starts at $44 per month
Members Picks Box
FabFitFun lets customers choose products each season from the best in beauty, wellness, home, fashion, and fitness. Its plethora of options make it the perfect gift for that friend who loves to pamper herself on self-care days.
Cost: Starts at $50 per quarter
The Curation Membership
Curated by Rachel Zoe, Box of Style aims to deliver the latest trends of the season, from statement pieces to beauty products and beyond.
Cost: Starts at $100 per quarter
Book of the Month Subscription
This is the perfect subscription service for your favorite bookworms. Each month, customers get to choose new books from five curated options, which will then be delivered straight to their doors. They’ll never run out of new reads.
Cost: Start at $50 for three months
Low Light Plants Subscription
Everybody loves greenery in their homes. So consider this subscription box service, which will last long after your loved one’s Christmas tree is kicked to the curb. The Sill provides a low-light tolerant plant, hand-potted in one of its small five-inch earthenware planters every month. Planters come in four sweet colors: mint, black, blush, and cream.
Cost: $42 per month
This seasonal subscription delivers handpicked items from Black-owned businesses across the country. From quaint leather goods, bath products, culinary treats and more, The Black Box supplies customers with a sensory avenue to discovering rising brands helmed by independent entrepreneurs.
Cost: $75 per quarter
The Free Bird Subscription
Subscribers of the Emma & Chloé box will receive monthly a piece of jewelry from their latest collection, designed in their Parisian workshop.
Cost: Starts at $35 per month
Essential Bi-Monthly Gift Subscription Box
Love Goodly dispenses the best of the best vegan, clean, and eco-friendly beauty products—the perfect gift for your eco-conscious friend.
Cost: Starts at $56
Keto Treats Monthly Subscription
For those taking the plunge into a low-carb lifestyle, this box introduces tasty snacks that exceed no greater than five net carbs each. With a thoughtful selection of savory and sweet ready-to-eat items, each delivery supplies simple options to grab on the go.
Cost: Starts at $41 per month
Adore Me allows customers to try on handpicked items in its boxes, from lingerie to sleepwear. After a seven-day period, customers can keep the items they love and return the rest for free.
Cost: $40 to $60 per set
A Rent the Runway subscription is ideal for your stylish friend who somehow always has “nothing to wear.” Give the gift of fresh borrowed designer pieces she can personally select every month (or week, based on the plan you choose).
Cost: Starts at $69 per trial months
The Lifestyle Box
Wellness gurus will be smitten by the bundle of holistic vegan products, books, and more that vary by theme each month. From soothing skin remedies to nutritious snacks, each delivery brings fresh, mindful goodies to those seeking to alleviate daily stressors and reset.
Cost: Starts at $45 per month
Nothing says “Best Day Ever” like a gift that’ll make your friend say, “Ahh.” This tea subscription box service is sure to complete a night of comfort and relaxation for all of your loved ones.
Cost: Starts at $11 per order
Freshly Meals Subscription
We all have that one friend who can’t cook if their life depended on it (and, if you don’t, then you are that one friend). Consider giving them the gift of sustenance with this Freshly subscription service, which sends prepared meals straight to their (or your) door.
Cost: Starts at $50 for four meals
Hokkaido milk cookies? Kyoto hand-ground matcha? Apple pie Kit Kats? Yes, please. This is the perfect subscription box service for those obsessed with snacks that they would never find in their corner grocery market.
Cost: Starts at $37